Getting Started

Create a Roku Channel

There are two ways to build your Roku channel: 1. Develop your own custom Roku application. This is a long and expensive process that can take anywhere from 3-6 months and cost thousands of dollars upfront. This option is for anyone who wants to have an SVOD (subscription video on demand), TVOD (transactional video on […]

Everything You Need To Know Before Starting Your Roku Direct Publisher Channel

There are a multitude of informative articles that describe how to set up your Roku Direct Publisher channel. However, not many of them explain the pros and cons of using Roku Direct Publisher or indicate whether it’s the right choice for you and your business. Many users start Roku Direct Publisher and spend weeks trying […]

Add Livestream to Your Roku Channel

We provide a custom RTMP solution as an additional service, if you are interested, contact us about our RTMP server. Log into your OTTfeed account Add new content by clicking the “Add new content” button. Select “Live” from the content type dropdown. On the live detail page, enter all the required metadata. In the “Video […]

OTTfeed Quickstart Without Vimeo or BunnyCDN Account

Note: if you use Bunny CDN for video storage, refer to our OTTfeed Quickstart Guide (OTTfeed + Bunny CDN), for Vimeo go to OTTfeed Quickstart Guide (OTTfeed + Vimeo). For storage options other than Vimeo or BunnyCDN, follow the steps in this post. Log into your OTTfeed account Add new content by clicking the […]

Roku Direct Publisher Connect Your Content Feed to Your Channel

Note: this post is only for Roku Direct Publisher channels not for Roku SDK channels To connect your content feed to your Roku Direct Publisher channel, you first need to publish your feed. Here is a quick step-by-step guide on how to publish your feed. Next, copy the Feed URL for Roku Direct Publisher. Go […]

Create Categories

On the Homepage, click on the “Manage categories” button. On the Categories page, click on the “Add new category” button. Add a name for the category and decide if the category will be based on Tags or Titles. Categories based on “Tags” have “Matching” and “Sort by” options. Matching “Any Selected Tags”: This will list any […]

How to Use Vimeo With Roku

Vimeo is a great online video platform (OVP) used by many businesses and individuals as their content delivery network (CDN), video storage for their OTT apps like Roku or FireTV. You can directly connect Vimeo to your Roku Direct Publisher channel by adding a JSON feed from your Vimeo showcase TV apps. However, this will […]

How to Connect Vimeo Pro/Standard Account to OTTfeed

In order to have Vimeo API access, you will need to get a Vimeo Pro/Standard account or higher. Once you have a Vimeo Pro/Standard account, do the following: Go to and click on the new app and log in. Enter app name & app description, select “No” to “Will people besides you be…,” agree […]

To get started, check out OTTfeed Quickstart Guide